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the icy place behind the hottest hit right now. >> good morning, america. i love that music. >> i know. >> so many spectacular other worldly landscapes in "star wars." you see it right there. and now people are actually going and flocking there to visit these places. amy on her way to one right now. we're hear from her in a little bit. >> with amy on a special assignment it's good to have tom llamas with us. we begin with the race for the white house. donald trump and bill clinton going head to head on the campaign trail overnight. the gop front-runner going after the former president. abc's cecilia vega is here and, cecilia, the race heating up with just 27 days to go for the first votes. >> oh, but who is counting, right? good morning to you. all eyes on iowa. those caucuses right around the korndzer. a sign this race is hotter than ever, take a listen to this.
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trump's direct line of fire for a few days now, but finally the former president is speaking out for the very first time. overnight, donald trump stirring up this crowd of thousands with a one-two punch. >> hillary, hillary, let's say hillary is president. oh. >> reporter: and just a few miles away. >> it's kind of scary this year. >> reporter: hillary clinton's husband on his first solo campaign trip this election taking some not so subtle jabs right back. >> when there is discrimination against african-americans or hispanics or muslims, just because of who they are, i don't like that. >> reporter: bill clinton not mentioning trump by name or his recent tactic dredging up those past scandals. >> this is a woman that has been really an enabler and that's not a good situation for hillary. >> reporter: so i asked, donald trump says your past is fair game.
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coming up on the trail with him. is it fair game? after a long pause, finally an answer. >> the republicans have to decide who they want to nominate. i'm trying to tell the democrats and the country why i think hillary would be the best president and i think there's always attempts to take the election away from the people. >> reporter: trump taking his offensive to the airwaves too. >> he'll stop illegal immigration by building a wall in our southern border that mexico will pay for. >> reporter: his first campaign ad just released and already under fire. this image of a flood of immigrants racing toward what appears to be the u.s. border in mexico. but it turns out this border, 5,000 miles away in morocco. trump now on the defensive. >> that was just video footage. it's just a display of what our country will look like. we're like a third world country like a dumping ground. take it any way you want.
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trying to stay above the fray with a new donald trump strategy in the new year. >> i've adopted a new year's resolution resolution. i'm going to let him live in his alternative reality and i'm not going to respond. >> okay, cecilia, that new year's resolution from hillary clinton and you could feel bill clinton biting his tongue when you asked him that question. >> yeah, he seemed to pause like he seemed to be staying on message yesterday, this might be the bill clinton of the 2016 race. we talked yesterday about how he got in trouble in 2008 for going off message. this time around i think you're probably going to see a more subdued bill clinton, at least for the time being. the words that are being used this morning is that he very much knows his role this time around. that he is, in fact, the supporting actor, if she is the star of this show >> let's talk about that with matthew dowd, our little analyst. matthew, you think hillary should make another new year's resolution thought to use bill
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>> i think she should leave bill clinton at home in the course of this. one, we all know he's popular. the problem is he reinforces with the voters she is part of the past even if you like that past it's part of the past and voters always want the future. the other thing i think is this helps donald trump in the republican primary. it helps him because hillary clinton is despised by republican voters and it's a bank shot through bill to get to hillary. in the short term this helps donald trump. >> so he's attacking bill clinton. meanwhile, you see all these other republican candidates in this final four weeks until the iowa caucuses really starting to attack each other. >> reporter: yeah, we're in the time of the thing where it's musical chairs but to teacher in the classroom to keep the rules. more chairs have been pulled out. limited space so see who can stay in. we have green eggs and ham and fantasy football and limited chairs and people are trying to get the last few remaining. >> the real grudge match, between ted cruz leading in iowa
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44-year-old cuban-american senator. they seem to be fighting it out for that space right behind donald trump overall. >> yeah, i mean, donald trump is still the dominant character in this race, but somebody needs to be second or somebody needs to be third in the course of this race and you have two brand-new senators going at it as you say in the course of this and i think it's only going to get more and more heated as we get closer to iowa and as we leave iowa into new hampshire and the other states along the way. this is going to be a very heated race between the two of them. >> no question about that, matthew dowd, cecilia vega, thanks very much. to robin. now to president obama's big push to keep guns out of the hands of criminals addressing the nation later this morning announcing actions he hopes will reduce gun violence all this without the help from congress. pierre is in washington with details. pierre, what exactly is changing today? >> reporter: good morning, robin. with the stroke of a pen the president is potentially greatly expanding the universe of people who should consider themselves
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result require background checks on their gun sales. we're talking about hundreds if not thousands of people who are now selling firearms at gun shows or online. the white house is essentially saying if you routinely get income from gun sales you should consider yourself a commercial dealer, those who violate this mandate selling guns with no background checks and without registering with the federal government are subject to five years in jail and a $250,000 fine, robin. >> what would be the possible impact of this, pierre? >> reporter: well, there's some question as to whether there are enough federal agents to enforce the new guidelines. proponents say this could mean many more background checks on gun purchases catching people who fell through the cracks. opponents say it puts more burden on gun lovers who like to sell weapons. >> okay, pierre, thank you. abc will have live coverage of president obama's announcement on gun control later this morning expected to be around 11:40. >> we move on to that rough start to the new year on wall street coming off the worst opening since the financial collapse of 2008.
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the dow down almost 300 points. our chief business correspondent rebecca jarvis is at the new york stock exchange this morning and, rebecca, worries about china sparked the sell-off yesterday. what is the forecast today. >> we are looking at another volatile day here. overnight in china stocks sold off again and the stock marc here is setting for a down day at least 100 points. the big issue as you say is china. fears of a slowdown in the world's second largest economy having a ripple effect on the united states and other global economies, second, issues with oil. now, oil prices are near the lowest levels they've been in years and that's great news for consumers but it's bad news when it comes to energy companies and the jobs that those energy companies create, george. it's all setting up for a volatile day on wall street. >> a rough start to the year means a rough start for the year. >> there is an old saying, george, here on wall street, as january goes, so goes the year for stocks, the good news is
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days left in january to reset the tone for the year. >> thanks very much. >> always optimistic. that standoff in oregon. authorities and residents there are telling the armed militia men who seized federal land to leave but they are not backing down. and abc's neal karlinsky spent time inside that wildlife refuge. good morning, shgs, neal. >> reporter: they spent three frozen nights inside the compound which is on a dirt road back there. not exactly a glamorous place to hold a siege. so far despite calls for others to join their causeheir numbers have not been growing. this morning authorities are publicly telling an armed group of ranchers in rural oregon to pack up and get t. >> it's time for to you leave our community, go home to your families and end this peacefully. >> reporter: the group which now calls itself citizens for constitutional freedom is holed
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sanctuary, land they seized while no one was here. >> it's been coming and going a lot. seems like some of their supplies. we were allowed inside to see where they sleep and prepare meals and found this man who posted this emotional good-bye to his family before joining up. >> my daughters, maddie and lilly lilly, i love you so much. your daddy swore an oath. he swore an oath to protect and defend the constitution. >> reporter: inside his views were the most sobering of anyone we met. do you fear this could turn into something serious enough you would not be able to return to your family? >> there's always that chance. i'll tell you right now nobody here will fire that first shot. we will protect ourselves, but that's not what we want. >> reporter: the group says they're fighting for nothing short of the liberation of thousands of miles of federal land which they believe should be returned to america's ranchers. their initial cause outrage over the conviction of fellow
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in to federal prison monday for setting fires on public land was just the beginning of a string of grievances. there are no police anywhere near here. so far sources indicated that because the area is so incredibly remote authorities are in no hurry to do anything but watch and it, george. >> they could be h hkered down for a long time. thanks very much. we'll turn to the fight against isis and the hunt for this masked man from the terror group's latest execution video. authorities trying to determine the identity of this new jihadi john and abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross here with the details. good morning, brian. >> reporter: good morning, george. u.s. and british authorities today are closely studying this latest isis propaganda video frame by frame trying to identify the new english speaking executioner who is now taking the place of the terrorist called jihadi john killed last year in a u.s. drone strike. behind the blacks mask the isis 2016 version of evil personified
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>> and we will continue to wage jihad, break borders and one day invade your land. >> reporter: since the release of this 10 1/2-minute video which shows the execution of five supposed british spies, u.s. and british officials have been analyzing it in detail looking at the physical build, the eyes and the speaking voice and accent of the new isis executioner who calls british imbecile. . >> only an imbecile would dare to anger a people who love death the way that you love your life. >> reporter: among the possible suspects is this well-known british radical, havesadartha dar after he and his mentor an gem choudhury were arrested by scotland yard on charges of supporting terrorism. >> the jihad is not a bad thing. >> reporter: interviewed by lama
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muslim men in london to push for that sharia law. >> i think that will be the beginning of the end of the united states of america, britain and the entire world. >> reporter: a side-by-side comparison of dar and the new executioner is far from conclusive. his family says it's not sure it's him. some reporters who ivent viewed dar say it is him and others say it is not. one person in the video who has been identified by his family is this young english speaking boy who isis shamelessly uses to call for the killing of disbeliefers. a london cab driver now told british reporters that that young boy is his grandson, the child of his daughter who went to syria to marry an isis fighter and has used the boy repeatedly in social media propaganda on behalf of isis. >> thanks very much. other top stories from tom llamas in for amy starting with a nightmare for commuters in l.a. >> dramatic video from one of
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interstate 5 was shut down during evening rush hour as police opened fire shooting a suspect wanted for a string of violent crimes including murder. he had driven the wrong way down the freeway and crashed into a car with a family inside. he was rushed to the hospital. he's in critical condition right now. a former south carolina police officer charged in a deadly shooting last april has been released from jail. michael slager was seen on camera shooting walter scott. you may remember this video who was was unarmed at the time. slager has been freed on $500,000 bond now under house arrest awawaing his murder trial. overseas growing tensions between saudi arabia and iran are threatening to derail peace efforts in syria. the tensions stem from saudi arabia's execution of a shiite cleric which outrages iranianiranians. the saudis have now cut all ties to iran stopping trade and grounding flights and today kuwait became the latest saudi
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them as well. a big scare on the sidewalk for these people in turkey. suddenly an avalanche of snow comes crashing down from a roof sending pedestrians running to escape. two women were buried but others rushed in to dig them out. surprisingly, everyone is doing okay this morning. finally a family in idaho woke up to a loud crash, they feared it was a burglar instead it was this, a giant elk. the 600-pound animal had fallen through a basement window into the kids' playroom. the elk apparently a billiards lover, it took 2 1/2 hours to coax it out of the house. it finally scrambled up the stairs and ran outside to join its herd. so funny, the father of that family said he went downstairs terrified. turns on the light and sees that giant elk and took off running. put the kids in the bedroom and called 911. >> 600 pounds. >> that staircase too. >> eight ball in the corner pocket with the antler. let's move on to bill cosby and that growing scandal.
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lawsuit filed against the comedian. but she is fighting back taking emergency action to stop it. abc's ryan smith is here with the very latest. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning to you. camille cosby's lawyers are on the offensive hoping one last effort will keep her out of her husband's fray. this morning, camille cosby fighting back filing this emergency motion to delay her deposition scheduled for tomorrow. mrs. cosby hoping to avoid court after a decision forcing her to testify in a defamation suit filed by seven women who accuse her husband of drugging and sexually assaulting them decades ago. in this emergency motion, mrs. cosby concerned she'll be forced to share intimate details of her marital life including her husband's sexual proclivities, attaching this e-mail claiming the plaintiff's attorney threatened to get the u.s. marshal to secure her attendance. camille cosby is only made one
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womens have come forward with accusations defending her husband of nearly 52 years calling bill cosby the man you thought you knew. a man now facing criminal charges. >> he is in good spirits and he has confidence in his legal team's ability to bring about justice for him in this case. >> reporter: just last week, days before the statute of limitations was set to expire, the embattled comedian was charged with drugs and sexually assaulting a former temple university employee at his pennsylvania home in 2004. cosby consistently denying the allegations against him and currently out on $1 million bail. if she loses the motion camille cosby may be out of options and as for the criminal case against bill cosby he's charged with aggravated indecent assault. his next court date january 14th. if convicted he could face up to ten years in prison, guys. >> what do you think will happen with camille? >> i think if the judge sees merit to her argue.
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they do the deposition later if he rules against her. it will be interesting. now to that deep freeze gripping the east this morning. it is chilly here and those storms are lashing the west coast. rob has all that and snow is creating some driving problems too, right, rob. >> yeah. we had streamers of lake effect, even ocean effect snow across much of the northeast. here's one of those streamers and the impact it had across pittsburgh. an inch or two of snow caused multiple accidents because it's so cold. cars going off that roadway and refreezing some of that melted snow but right now minus 6 in boston, the windchill. it's minus 3 in new york city. flash flood watches out for california for one system, two systems and another one behind this so we're looking at anywhere from 4 to maybe 8
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insurance deductible. >> henderson county commissioners approve an incentive package that could bring hundreds of jobs to the area. they are discussing creating a car parts plant in mills river. the companies would invest $200 million and create more than 300 jobs. the county expects a decision by the companies within the next 30 days. >> the wnc nature center will get a makeover in the upcoming year. the center shattered previous attendance reports in 2015 wwth a 4% increase. this spring guests will see equipment move in as the center reconstructs the entryway to the park. the work will not affect visitation, but we understand it's going to get a new name as well. >> all right, let's take a look outside. 17 in black mountain, lester carpet sales news 13 skycam network. 22 in asheville right now and 25 down into greenville. there is a light breeze at 8 miles an hour so you step
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like 13 in asheville. this afternoon warming up slightly. 39 , mostly sunny skies. tonight even colder in some locations than we are this morning, 17 . greenville 44 today with sunshine and 23 tonight. what about the extended forecast? well, this cold weather is not going to stick around.
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ice ice baby we want to show you some beautiful pictures. welcome back to "gma." that is one of the most memorable locations from "star wars." can't give anything away but if you've seen the movie you know what we're talking about. a real tourist destination now and this morning we're going to take you to another one of the spectacular spots. look who's there, amy robach is there. and that's where part of the blockbuster film was filmed. >> she's all bundled up but that could be here this morning. >> that's true. >> green screen in times square. also right now former president bill clinton officially hitting the campaign trail for hillary taking on that anger unleashed by donald trump. and overnight the st. louis rams, san diego chargers, oakland raiders all submit applications to relocate to los angeles. nfl owners are meeting next week and could pick two teams to move. >> it's hard to believe there's not an nfl team in that marc.
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the texas teen in a detention center in mexico after skipping probation fleeing with his mom. this morning we're learning about his life on the run before being captured. hit mother heads to court. abc's matt gutman has the latest. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning, robin. we expect his mother to be at this courthouse today but we're learning much more about her high rolling texas teen son apparently not living low profile as a fugitive in mexico, allegedly drinking heavily, using drugs and racking up a whopping bill at a strip joint. ethan couch may have changed his look in mexico dyeing his hair but he may not have changed his ways. staff at a puerto vallarta strip club called harem telling abc news before his capture in the resort town the affluenza teen was reportedly boozing it up there racking up a $1,000 bill with lap dancers at harem, a favorite of drug lords including el chapo guzman.
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all of his bill, bouncers escorted the teen who had been convicted of killing four in a 2013 drunk driving crash back to his resort. there we're told his mother paid the tab. this morning couch is inn a much more sober place, this immigration detention center in mexico city which we visited in 2001. there mostly central american mike grants are in a room. couch is fighting his deportation back to the u.s. investigators say ethan couch and his more tonya fled to mexico in december allegedly skipping probation when this video purportedly showing him at a drunken party went viral on twitter. family members of his victims disgusted. >> saw kind of the details of it and we just looked at each other and were like, really. what a stupid plan? you know, i mean, for an escape plan that's -- wasn't well thought out. >> reporter: his mother is facing extradition from los
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she faces two to ten year if convicted of helping her son get away. now, we'll see tonya walking into that courthouse in shackles today. she is not expected to fight deportation back to texas to face justice there. robin, george. >> we move to "making a murderer" g gerating buzz and petitions calling for the convicted killers at the center of the story to be pardoned raising questions about whether evidence was planted but the prosecutor in the case is fighting back saying the producers left out key evidence. we'll hear from him in a moment after this report from abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: the netflix series "making a murderer" has hundreds of thousands in an uproar after watching the story of steve avery. who was freed after spending 18 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. not long after avery is arrested for the murder of teresa hallbeck, a young photographer
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>> he wanted us to help him get rid of the body. >> reporter: the series showcases riveting courtroom testimony questioning the state's evidence against avery and his then teenage nephew. >> because i didn't really do it. >> reporter: the defense attorney suggests he was framed. >> you're hearing the evidence of the conspiracy. >> reporter: avery and his nephew were convicteded of her murder and sentenced to life in prison. >> nothing in your life suggests that society would ever be safe from your behavior. >> reporter: now outraged viewers want them freed. more than 200,000 people have signed a petition on change.org and another 30,000 are asking for presidential pardon for avery and his nephew. >> we wanted to present as many sides as we could but at the same time we also wanted to tell a compelling story. >> reporter: but in a statement to abc news, prosecutor ken kratz says important evidence was left out of the documentary, evidence like avery had drawn a
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that avery called the vic's job to specifically request halbach the day she died and called her cell phone three types twice using the star 67 feature to hide his identity. the filmmakers say they were always concerned with fairness and accuracy. >> from my perspective it's a fair representation of what we witnessed going on and that the prosecution a a the victim's family have voices in this series, we hear them talking about how they're feeling. we hear the prosecutor talalng about why he thinks his case is strong. >> reporter: when abc news approached netflix, we were told there was no further comment. for "good morning america," linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> thanks, linsey. we are joined by the former prosecutor at the center of that case, ken kratz. thanks for joining us. we outlined some of the evidence you believe was left out. why do you think they left it out. >> obviously this wasn't a documentary at all.
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it was generated by and for steven avery by his defense team. it wasn't until netflix decided to repackage this as a documentary that both sides were invited to participate. and so if some of the evidence that was selected, i would call it handpicked or cherry-picked over an 18-month period didn't fit with the narrative or the conclusion that mr. avery was the product of a conspiracy or some planting of evidence, it's my belief that the filmmakers just wouldn't include that information. my biggest concern about this whole process was their decision then to call it a documentary. >> you think steven avery should have a new trial? >> this docudrama i think it's called, itself is not going to form the basis of a new trial. it doesn't matter how much attention it receives, unless there's a legal challenge that comes forth there shouldn't be
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>> the flipmakers also included information about you in the documentary. something we covered in years past that you were forced out of office because of a sexting scandal. do you think that was relevant and is that why you didn't participate in the film? >> well, that part of the case is rather disturbing. they included some problems that i engaged in which were deploreable. there wasn't any excuse for that kind of behavior but they happened three years after the conclusion of the avery case and so the relevance didn't make any sense to me and really a lot of people that are watched it. they don't have anything to do however with the steven avery case. the filmmakers knew that and to include it, i think, was unfair. >> finally several hundred thousand people have petitioned president obama to pardon s sven avery. what do you say to them? >> well, as i understand, the president since it's a state
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opportunity and i doubt that any executive officer whether it's the president or the governor is going to weigh in on this in any substantial way. it's unfortunate, however, that the victim's family really has to go through questions and this kind of nonsense that law enforcement is responsible for the death of their family member rather than those that were convicted of the crimes. >> mr. kratz, thanks for your time this morning. >> all right. george, have a good day. >> he's right about that. the president really has no grounds for stepping in here. >> a lot of people are talking about this documentary. coming up caught on camera, a woman escaping from a carjacker. how she was finally able to break free.
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whitworth has her story. >> reporter: a mad dash for safety caught on tape. a kidnapping victim escaping her assailant after spending hours as a hostage in her own car. >> i really at points didn't know what was going to happen. >> reporter: 23-year-old rachel stevenson stopped at a pennsylvania gas station wednesday afternoon. when police say this man shgs, railic chambers forced stevenson into the car b bore going on the run. >> i was just saying like please stop. >> reporter: the suspect ordering her to set the gps for virginia, but instead she used the phone to text her boyfriend. >> i was getting all these texts from my boyfriend being where are you? please answer and thinking to myself like are these going to be like the last memories that these people have of me like the people that i care about more in this world than anything. >> reporter: chambers finally forced to stop and get gas after
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to make a break for it. seen here sprinting for help as the carjacker peels away. >> i definitely was scared but i wasn't ready to give up. >> reporter: her father grateful. >> i felt like the whole world got lifted off my shoulders. >> reporter: for "good morning america," kayna whitworth, abc news, new york. >> i bet. >> quick thinking by her to text her boyfriend. scared. coming up, amy's amazing journey to one of the most spectacular locations on earth, amy. >> george, i'm going to reveal the secret location where "star wars" shot some of its other worldly landscapes. this place is going to take your breath away coming up. we all want to be healthier, but lets just get real, we also want to loose weight. what's great about the smartpoints program is you do both, it's not counting calories it's counting points. which actually is like kind of a game. having the points literally gives you accountability.
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it is time to reveal where we sent amy on her amazing journey, one of the locations where "star wars." was filmed, so, amy, tell us where you are. >> guy, i'm not just here t t do a movie location tour of iceland. we have something much bigger planned in the land of fire and ice and we'll have more on that coming up in our next hour. back to you in new york. >> we're home.
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han solo or a jaw clenching car chase only 007 could pull off. when hollywood wants to transport you, iceland's spectacular icescapes beat any silver screen specici effect. and the hottest thing to hit this frozen wonderland, "star wars," abc news confirming the mega mega-blockbuster shot some of its interplanetary landscapes here. atlee thoragason told us they chose to shoot here because of the ice but keeping tight lipped on any other details. their hoping the throng of movie fans will break visitor records too. >> this year we're expecting it to grow. >> reporter: not the first time they set a scene on screen. remember this hot and steamy
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it took place here a small lava cave in northeast iceland. filmmaker christopher knoll land subbed it for outer space in 2014's "interstellar". >> bond, james bond. >> and who could forget the master of spy, 2002's "die another day" shot at this glacial lake in the north, one of its biggest tourist attractions. >> iceland is a happening place. >> i mean, it is incredible landscape. we took the girls last summer. had a great time. >> i was there once a long, long time ago. it is quite spectacular. and rob did a forecast for us, right. >> where amy is right now, it's warmer there than it is here. like a lot warmer. >> is that right? it's just not okay. >> put our hats on. >> a lot more from amy coming up later this morning about her big adventure tomorrow, that's going to be more from her tomorrow. >> i think there's more secrets coming as i understand it. >> we're also going to have the
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i'm jay siltzer. happening today buncombe county commissioners will meet to discuss how to zone so-called donut holes across the area. these are pieces of property that have not been zoned. that means there are no rules governing how property owners can develop the land. for example, an industrial plant could be built on a donut hole that was in a residential neighborhood. >> the new year brings new rules for people in north carolina who get unemployment benefits. to be eligible for those benefits, individuals will have to contact five potential employers every week. the requirement was previously two. the state division of employment security says failure to make five contacts in a week could result in a delay or denial of benefits for that week. >> many people are starting up their fireplaces to stay warm in this bitter cold. a recent chimney fire in asheville has experts telling people to use caution. it happened late saturday night at a home on browndale
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officials believe the flue may not have been maintained properly. make sure any hot embers are out. >> here's ingrid with your skywatch forecast. >> good morning jay and everyone at home. this is the type of morning you are probably using the fireplace if it is safe to do so and that heater probably going pretty good into greenville, 28. asheville 22 . 15 in burnsville. also out towards franklin and 25 in greer. wind at 8 miles an hour in asheville. right now it feels like 13 when you step outside so make sure you have a good winter coat, the hat, the gloves, the scarf as well. this afternoon mostly sunny. a little breezy and staying below that 40-degree mark, in some locations maybe the low 40s in our western zones, but overall chilly. tonight cold once again, 17 for a low temperature. in greenville today 44 and sunshine. clear and cold tonight, down to 23.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. and just hours after our exclusive interview with the new miss universe, the runner-up speaks out for the first time on tv about the painful mix-up seen around the world. and we hear from steve harvey about the crazy chaos in the seconds when he realized he slipped up. 24/7 only on "gma," what's really the best diet, the brand-new expert rankings out this morning. which will help you shed weight the fastest and what's really the healthiest you make me feel like and it was one wild and crazy night on "the bachelor" premiere. contestants going to great lengths to score the perfect ben from going on a hike to showing up as a unicorn. our "bachelor" breakdown ahead. into the ice. we're hours away from a daring live adventure. the world's most elite climbers
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hidden world. we're about to launch one blockbuster journey live. bang bang into the room all that and look who's here live as we say -- >> good morning, america. vanilla ice ice baby >> it's great to have john here with us. what's the over and under on how many times we'll hear "ice ice baby"? it is a beautiful day. >> still love it. >> and you can see amy is there at the famous blue lagoon. ooh. iceland. oh, amy. it's the starting point of a marvelous adventure in the land of fire and ice. >> is that a wet suit? >> full clothing. >> okay. >> and she was proceeded by our "gma" expedition team. they spent days getting ready to pull this off and we're going to talk to amy as she gets ready to take us into that ice, one of the great hidden worlds on this
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of the world's most elite climbers and drone, as well. >> with ginger on maternity leave -- >> someone's got to do it. >> she's like, i'll go, i'll go. >> can't wait to see more of that. also we're breaking bad habits and trying to turn them into good ones for 2016. is it time to go on the digit detox? that is the question. keep your devices from ruling your life. i think so. i agree. or will that make you miss out on major milestones. dr. besser is with us with easy ways to make it work for you. >> looking forward to all that. let's get the morning rundown from tom llamas. >> the big story this morning, president obama is bypassing congress to tighten gun control regulations. this morning the president will announce executive orders that will require background checks at gun shows and online sales. he also wants to spend more money on mental health treatment and boost funding for the atf and fbi. the president is expected to speak around 11:40 eastern this morning.
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a new poll fines donald trump maintaining his big lead in the race for the republican nomination. trump holds a 17-point lead over ted cruz in the latest national poll. and even though senator cruz has enjoyed a narrow lead in iowa, the poll shows trump has the highest support among white evangelical voters, very important. meanwhile, drufrp is dismissing criticism of this ad, morocco's border while talking about the southern u.s. border with mexico. trump's campaign said they did that on purpose to show the dangers of open borders. new details this morning about the death of country music singer craig strickland. his wife said he died of hypothermia during a storm on a hunting trip in oklahoma. his body found near a lake of the his wife says he dragged himself out of the water before hypothermia set in but experienced no pain during his final moments. his band released a statement saying craig was like a brother whose passion for life couldn't be matched. a set of identical triplets are finally home this morning, more than a month after their
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little addison, kinsly and savannah harris each weighed barely three pounds when born in houston ten weeks premature but on monday they were finally healthy enough to go home with mom and dad. >> we have done a lot of planning and prepared it for awhile now. we did deliver a little early so it's kind of -- that wasn't too expected but we're just going to go home and try to do our best. >> and good luck. three is tough. mom and d d will use ankle bracelets to make sure they can tell their daughters apart. that's smart. all right, with those triplets that family won't have to worry about being lonely. new research finds avoiding loneliness could be the key to living longer. the mother social connections people have the better. both the adolescence and during golden years. doctors say it's important to encourage young adults to build broad social relationships, in fact, one researcher says an active social life could be as
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exercising, so get out there and make some friends apparently. finally, nothing says sexy like a shirtless former kgb agent. a creator of a new perfume was inspired by vladimir putin, the fragrance features hints of lemon and black currant and pineconepine pinecone pinecones. 6500 rubles for 95 bucks. some proceeds will go to charity. nothing says sexy like vladimir putin. back to you guys. >> i wish you could have seen george's expression as he was seeing that. >> not only did he call vladimir putin sexy once he did it twice. >> you did. >> shirtless, kgb on a horse, i'm sorry. for some people that just does it, george. >> what i love about you, tom. you're all in, tom. thank you. now to one of the most popular new year's resolution, slimming down. this morning we have got an
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news & world report" brand-new list of diets. how did it come about getting results. >> not easily. put together a group of top experts, they evaluated the available data and also gave their insight and opinion and expertise which is important and then they ranked these diets on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. 5 being the best on things like is it easy to follow. is it nutritionally balanced and here we have some of the results. >> what is the best new diet? >> it's called the mind diet. we see some of the features. it reflects the mow cuss on brain health and well-being and is there something we can do in our environment or behavior to stave off dementia, cognitive decline so some of the things are here. you cannot eat things like a lot of red meat or sweets. red wine in moderation. >> that's another shift. okay. >> as soon as we're finished. i'll be getting my dose. >> okay. >> there actually have been data
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if you don't completely comply to this it's good for the brain and good for the rest of the body. >> what is the best diet if you want to lose weight fast? >> rapid weight loss called the hmr diet around for 0 years. you do order it. predicated on meal replacement and takes all of the guesswork out of it. a lot of shakes. lower calorie diet and, again, there have been studies that show those people who lose a lot of weight loss up front tend to be more successful longer term. >> really? >> a little bit. >> okay. i didn't realize that. all right, so what is the best diet overall, jen. >> big winer called dash. year after year good medical and nutritional data to support it. initially designed to reduce blood pressure and again sensible things, we know what should be on this diet and what shouldn't be and this is really the winner year after year in even though you're holding a glass of wine you're getting your masters in nutrition. >> yes, i'm almost finished. >> so what is your advice?
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relatively similar because they're based on well-rounded meal, smaller portion, a lot of color on the plate. things need three ss, safe, simple and it needs to be sustainable because the data shows a lot of these diets are effective in the short term. it's whether or not you can keep the weight off long term, that's the holy grail. if you make it a habit it's not that difficult. >> all right. >> cheer, robin. >> i'll take this from you. you know she's going to take your questions throughout the morning, tweet her at@drjashton. >> here's what's coming up on our "gma morning menu," the miss universe runner-up is speaking out for the very first time on tv. steve harvey reveals what was really going on behind his big mix-up. and is it time for digital detox? dr. b. is with us to tell us how to keep those devices from ruling your life in 2016 then a "pop news" mystery, who is the
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gave her the crown then took it away in just a matter of moments. >> i have to apologize. >> reporter: it was the ultimate slip-up. steve harvey announcing the wrong miss universe winner. >> the first runner-up is colombia. >> reporter: now in a new interview miss colombia speaking out for the first time on tv sharing how difficult that moment really was. [ speaking a foreign language ] saying i i went up to my parents' room and obviously i was very sad. i was in bad shape. i was crying. i cried a ton that night. sharing her distaste for how the whole situation was handled. [ speaking a foreign language ] in four minutes they destroy your dreams, throw it this a bag and throw it in the trash. they could have done it another way. i feel like it doesn't matter to them. the feelings of a girl who has worked her whole life for a dream. steve harvey also finally speaking out on his morning radio show denying rumors that this might have been some sort
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>> why the hell would i do that? i'm already famous. do you really think i wanted to be famous like this? >> reporter: describing the moment after his crowning mistake as chaotic. >> now, i got a guy in my ear going, we gotta do something. we got to do something. that's all i'm hearing. utter confusion. everybody backstage. so i took it upon myself and i walked out there to do something. >> reporter: the miss universe organization telling abc news overnight that the teleprompter did not have the winner's name and just read and the winner is then when harvey saw the card he was confused. harvey taking full responsibility for that mistake. >> did i make a mistake, yes, i did. wholeheartedly. and at this point in the game, i'm not in the finger-pointing business and rolling other people under the bus. >> reporter: while many includes miss colombia have suggested the option of sharing the crown,
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>> i think it would be a little bit difficult for two girls to share a crown, but i have high hopes that this will give great opportunities for me and miss colombia and the rest of the contestants. >> so now i believe we've heard from everybody. >> okay, i agree with steve harvey. in no way did he do that on purpose. >> there's no way he would want to. >> he doesn't benefit from that at all. he flat out -- look, he made a mistake. >> absolutely. >> it happens. >> i was just explaining having done miss america and hosting it, they put in the prompter and the winner is, you have a card. they do say first runner-up, second runner-up. you're never supposed to say the first runner-up's name because you'd know who the winner was so if i was doing it over again, i would say just put second runner-up. leave out the first runner-up and then have the win sfler if you're not going to say her name anyway. >> because then you would know who the winner was. >> i guarantee they'll make it a lot easier next time around.
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>> this will never be a story again. this will be -- >> famous last words. >> yeah, yeah. >> and we won't hold you to it, lara. now to those new year's resolutions and how you can break up with bad habits. all about the digital detox. one woman giving up social media for an entire year. could you do it and should you. abc's mara schiavocampo has the story. >> reporter: darla bunting has one ambitious new year's resolution. >> i'm giving up social media for an entire year. >> reporter: she's going on a digital detox for the next 365 days darla vows no the to use facebook, instagram, snapchat or twitter. >> five minutes here or there turn into hours just scrolling. >> reporter: the 30-year-old education entrepreneur says she was on certainly media for up to five hours a day and only realized how obsessed she was after giving it all up for one
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>> i am walking to the bus stop. i pull out my phone. i need a break from work, i pull out my phone and i'm scrolling. >> reporter: but this year she wanted a harder challenge. >> i have to be honest, it's not easy. i had to delete the apps off my phone. >> reporter: levi felix is the founder of digital detox, a company that offers phone-free retreats to help people disconnect. >> our mission at digital detox is to help people reclaim their lives off the screen and gain mindfulness around how much they're using their devices and when it's okay to turn it off. >> reporter: the retreats offering activities like yoga, art and meditation. >> humans should be looking into themselves for happiness and the moment we can start slowing down and say, oh, i don't need a like to feel great. that's when we're all feeling more connected to each other. >> reporter: as for darla she has a long list of things to do in 2016 that don't include looking at her phone. >> i look forward to going to the gym and saving for a home,
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that i love most. >> reporter: for "good morning america," mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. >> okay, over there they're -- you're on your phones right now. doing this piece and you are over there on your phones. can't even -- you saw that? >> yeah. >> now, one thing we should add, darla also told us there are some big drawbacks to logging off especially when it comes to keeping up to date on family and friends who post major milestones like engagements first on facebook. so she says her detox is definitely going to force her to try and keep in touch more. just use the phone. >> yeah, there's a balance, clearly being connected socially is good for your health but the amount of time that people are spending on social media, the number of hours is going up and up. but it's not just hours. if people say to you that you're on it too much you probably are. means you're not listening to their conversations. you're not being in the moment. you're always on your device
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and if you have kids and your kids are saying to you, you know, dad, dad, dad, you don't hear them, that's another sign that you're on it too much. >> these are the signs you're talking about. it lets you know you're on. it goes beyond that. if you want to kind of break away from doing this, what are some of the suggests you have. >> the first thing, you can use your device to help you. there's some apps out there that will track how often you're checking your device. one is called moment. they'll tell you how much time you're spending on there. you can use -- you can turn off your social media notifications. that buzz in your pocket is going to pull you out. if my phone is buzzing, i'm not hearing what you're saying. i'm thinking who is it? what's going on? what did they post on social media. you can try airplane mode or do not disturb for free time. >> if you want to go hard core, if you really want to detox, be done with it. >> one thing we talk about have a gadget-free zone.
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don't have it in your pocket because clearly you're going to be reacting for it. go for a walk, go to gym, leaving at home. that would be -- see how you feel about that that's going to be really hard. >> the reaction of people. >> exactly then have a cell phone curfew. a couple of hours before bed so you can turn down. i got to say pore people have talked to me about this today, everyone is saying, i have to find a way to disconnect. >> i know. maybe not completely wiping it out but if you really aware of how much time you're spending and just kind of cut back on it just a bit. and you can use a phone just as a phone. >> if you're more focused on that post you're going to make instead of being there and living the moment you've got problems. >> thanks very much. we got a lot of people insight with us brought them in from the cold but outside with rob too. rob. >> they are tough, robin. come on. from north carolina, alabama, people from california. that feels good, doesn't it? no, no, it doesn't. even in florida it's cold.
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freeze warnings posted for parts of the panhandle and southern parts of georgia. 30s and 40s there. a big warm-up coming on board. this blast will be short-lived. back in the 40s en50s. when are you leaving town? >> tomorrow. >> bad timing. all right. 3 3 3 the mount >> what do you got there? >> hot chock. >> it's probably called chocolate at this point. all right, guy, back to you inside. >> all right.
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with a question for you all. who is the father of bridget jones' baby? fans of the book and the movies will have to wait. not even renee zellweger knows in the third long awaited installment of the franchise bridget winds up pregnant and doesn't know who the father is. could it be colin firth or patrick dempsey subbing in for hugh grant taking a page from the "star wars" playbook producers are doing everything to keep it secret filming three alternate endings so not even the actors know the truth until it hits the silver screen. the premiere is september 2016. >> we got a date. >> i think it's fun. and it really did work for "star wars" and renee zellweger said she thinks it's a great idea. looking forward to that. >> what are you doing in september? we're going. >> there. okay. something not quite comforting is brewing at windsor castle.
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the same type of bedding, sheets, blanket and down filled quilts called eded eider downs i've switched to hotel style duvets and some are not taking it lying down. one staff, thank you, thank you, everybody, ginger, that one is for you, baby. staff members telling "the daily mail" many in the royal household believe duvets are too nouveau, too hotel like and the use of eider downs should be upheld because they demonstrate a certain attention to detail because they're layered throughout the many, many hundreds of years it's a sheet, it's a blanket it's an eider down, that way kings and royalty and visitors could take off a layer as it is like dressing in layers, thank you to our meteorologist for clarifying. i wasn't sure about that. however, the source did note that they still refuse to use those and i quote, awful decorative cushions, thank
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nothing can throw my day like an accent pillow. >> this is just for the guests, right? they're not going to change things on the queen. >> this is for the guest room so when you visit next time you will have to say good-bye to your eider down and hello to the duvet. >> lara, why do you have problems with accent pillows. >> because they're annoying. no purpose. the first thing you do is throw it down. >> it's a pop a color. >> thank you. >> robin, you and i have had many conversations -- >> endless. endless. >> and, yeah, did you want to go with a red pop or orange pop. we chose orange, breaking news in "pop news." then finally, new year time to conquer those old fears we've heard in dr. besser and heard from dr. jen and now we hear from this guy. facing his fear, the toaster. >> ooh. >> one more time, everybody. come on.
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we'll see you in a minute. good morning to you. it's 8:27 on your tuesday, january 5th. i'm jay siltzer. an old fort man is charged with kidnapping after investigators say he held a woman in a closet. jeffrey thomas was arrested yesterday on the charge. the sheriff's office says it steps from an incident in may of last year. deputies say they went to the woman's home to arrest thomas on charges of breaking and entering. when they arrived he held the woman in a closet and would not allow her to leave. >> art space charter school will not reopen until thursday. a mudslide flooded the building damaging nearly every classroom. the school was scheduled to open today but that was pushed back as volunteers continue to clean up. the school is also trying to raise money to pay a $25,000 insurance deductible. >> many people are starting
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warm, but a recent chimney fire has experts telling people to use caution. officials believe the flue may not haven about maintained properly. a local chimney sweep service says if you have any doubts about your chimney do not start a fire. >> ingrid, very good advice there. >> yes indeed. 17 in black mountain, lester carpet sales news 13 skycam network, as the sun comes up. it's 21 in asheville right now. 15 in burnsville, also in franklin. 24 into greenville. 25 in anderson. the wind very light in asheville at 3 miles an hour, but still making it feel like 16 when you step outside. mostly sunny throughout the day today. cold and breezy. barely making it to 40 at the asheville airport. clear skies, colder tonight, back down to 17. what about greenville? 44 today. sunshine and clear tonight,
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the cold you're as cold as ice >> good song. they did switch the song. look at those ice drops, just stunning in iceland. see that little drone in the corner, as well. what a great way to start the morning. you got some breaking news. >> wait a minute. start the morning with this. this is truly breaking news. this is from mara schiavocampo. talk about zero to 100. baby porter arrived lightning fast overnight. ten minutes after we got to the hospital. [ cheers and applause ] >> before we even completed our admission paperwork, any sooner and he literally would have been delivered by the uber driver. doing fantastically well. i feel terrific. name and pics to follow. >> love you. >> segment five. >> oh, that is -- i was just asking today when she was due. >> i think that was a little sooner than expected. and quick. she's lucky. >> good for her. >> we love you. >> congratulations. now to amy in iceland right now. we sent her on an amazing journey to the land of fire and ice.
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now amy you're there to see the ice. amy. >> right now i am here at this incredible natural geothermal spa called the blue lagoon. while it's beautiful the real reason we're here is to show you how you can see the impact of climate change on a massive scale. the glaciers here in iceland. look at this. we're just getting inside that crater. >> hovering mere feet over 2,000-degree lava. >> oh, my gosh. >> last year we made tv history peering inside the heart of an erupting volcano in iceland. >> 2100 degrees and that lava feel is the size of manhattan. >> yes. >> scaling iceland's largest glacier, ginger and her team setting up shop just one mile away from this forbidding wonderland getting a spectacular view where no man has gone before. >> did you just see that? the chunks of ash falling off the side? >> while ginger brought the heat, now it's my turn to cool things down. today i'm venturing back to the
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home to natural wonders like this, the blue lagoon, naturally heated to 102 degrees by the earth's core 6,000 feet below. our mission, using cutting edge drone cameras to take you live for the first time below the surface of the ice to the front lines of a vanishing wonder, the immense forbidding ice sheets of iceland. in the middle vertical ice drops like this one that can be thousands of feet deep. this smugmug documentary capturing the stunning beauty and treachery of the terrain. only the most elite ice climbers can go inside to understand the dynamics of these melting pots. threatening our very own coastlines, scientists predicting low lying lands like florida can be a direct hit from the sweeping snow that's draining into the ocean. but before it's too late, get ready for a breathtaking look at
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>> and before i head into the ice i thought i'd give these magnificent geothermal waters a try here at the blue lagoon. pure research, of course, just research, guys. but it is incredible. you should try it one day. >> looks great. >> it does, yeah. relaxing before the work. >> that's a spa right there. >> even with all the clothes on. >> looks pretty good. we can make sure and join us tomorrow morning when amy takes us into the ice, something never done before on live tv. into the ice, that's going to happen. now, i know you guys watched "the bachelor" last night. >> absolutely. up all night. >> i got it from george with our good friend michelle. >> we were talking about it all morning long but did promise us a big night of drama on the season premiere of "the bachelor" and i would say they delivered. here's a little recap of the highlights. michelle collins, comedian, co-host of "the view" will take us through it all. you were live tweeting during the show. >> i was. >> tell everybody your thoughts.
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on tv, i feel very blessed i work at abc because this is my "citizen kane." about enis so cute. >> really nice. he was here yesterday. i'm sure you met him, lovely but some of those girl, wow. >> those girls will eat him up alive. he was a sheep looking for his shepherd last night. he was sort of lost. they were completely out of their minds. >> oh, no. i mean there's a hoverboard happening. >> a lot going on. i will tell you in that some of the girls who got out, i know you're obsessed with a girl with a unicorn hat on. >> i didn't understand for one second. >> they really believe in it. but there was a girl who brought a real mini horse to -- got out of the limo. i thought the mini horse had a chance. i was really hoping there was something in his eyes that said maybe this is the one. he ate his rose which was too bad but there was also a girl who destroyed bread because she doesn't eat gluten which is a very l.a. move if you ever live there.
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who is your favorite and you said that you really couldn't choose because they kind of all blended together to you. >> there were a lot of b2 waves. a lot of -- >> i feel like i am right there. >> it was a game of guess who except everybody had the same hairstyle and face. you can't figure out who's who. ere was one girl who stood out. >> the lace is your early favorite. >> lace is the fave. she has an american glad yachter's name. already puts her ahead of the pack. she's a drunk which i love. >> good tv. >> great tv. >> she doesn't have beachy waves. she's a brunette. >> she had a nice updo actually. "snl." i wasn't sure if she was real. she's so absolutely out of her mind but she is fantastic and i believe if the -- what do you call it, kind of season preview is to be believed she does give a girl a black eye. >> oh, no. >> so everybody needs to start
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>> do you feel they're just pushing envelope to a place that people are feeling the need to find unicorn heads? >> i mean, you know, if it were me i always say if i got out of the limo i'd be in a wedding gown holding a newborn covered in blood. like i'm so ready for you, ben. love me. >> ben, run, don't walk. so all in all would you say this season will not disappoint? >> i'm not kidding you, best season -- where is my camera, best season of "the bachelor," i'm serious. i'll be live tweeting every week. join me at michcoll, little plug. >> any words of wisdom. >> for ben? >> yes. >> i mean, you know, just mace. how to protect himself. mace and like conceal something. i don't know. >> oh, no. >> i don't know what i'm saying. what time is it? >> it's live tv. we love you, we love you because you will be live tweeting. we got a new episode of "the bachelor" airing monday night, 8:00, 7:00 central on abc and
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view." this morning 11 a.m. eastern, also here on abc. we'll get outside, we're not but we'll go outside now to rob for a last look at the weather. all right, 12 degrees, windchill of zero. great day to read a book. on that note we want to tell you about a great initiative from our parent company, disney, launching their fourth annual magic of storytelling campaign with first book. it's all about the importance of reading. take a look. >> once upon a time there were children who didn't know the magic of book, didn't have stories to introduce them to giant characters. now you can give stories that change lives. go to firstbook.org/beinspired to give all children a chance to believe in big dreams. >> that was the one and only steven spielberg narrating. disney will donate its 50 millionth book on february 6th with reading events throughout the country. check that out. now let's take a quick look at the weather across the country. cold air in the northeast.
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mountains and rainy across much of california. >> this weather report is brought to you by publisher's clearinghouse. where you from? >> australia. nice and warm. >> back to you inside where it's warmer. >> thank you, rob. we first got to know and adore john krasinski on "the office" but his latest role could not be more different called "13 hours," the secret soldiers of benghazi. in it he plays a former navy s.e.a.l. who helps defend americans under attack in libya. take a look. >> how you doing, brother? >> down time is the worst, isn't it? adrenaline leaves and your mind
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>> yeah. >> i haven't thought about my family once tonight. thinking about them now. >> of course, based on a true story, 2012. there had to have been some internal pressure for you to get this right. >> oh, 100%. i think there was pressure on everybody, certainly the actors and i will give a ton of credit to michael baey from the moment he decided to do it he wanted to get it right from obviously based on a book about the true story and i think a lot don't know about the true story. i think people think they know about benghazi. i didn't know it. >> tell me your perception versus what you learned. >> sure, i think there's so much focus on the situation politically that this was an opportunity for everybody to hear the human story of what happened that night which is six heroes went in to attempt to save ambassador stevens and ended up saving so many american
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were not active military so they were retired and hired contractors so they had no obligation to go in and within a split second put their lives on the line which is i mean the true definition of heroism. >> do you feel like this movie will re-open the wound, the debate of what happened in benghazi. >> i don't know if there is an debate. searching for the truth is always something that's very important and i think that, you know, these guys were on set every day with us, we were so lucky to have the real guys with us. i got to meet the guy i was playing and these guys are the most wonderful unassuming very heroic people that, you know, i think it's about time we tell their story of what they went through. >> absolutely and everybody can see that movie, that's coming out 0on january 1th. "13 hours." i have so much to talk to you about. by the way, can we close the door? it is freezing cold in here and i don't know if you know but this fireplace you're sitting in front of, it's not real -- >> what? >> subzero in here but what is not subzero totally hot is
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i did not you're the executive producer of it. >> it was my idea. >> that's so awesome. >> well, i'm glad. >> is that something you and your beautiful wife emily were you doing lip-sync battles and thought we have a lot of celebrity friends that would do this. >> not the second part but the first part, we were definitely driving in the car and we were lip-syncing to music and i got a call that i was going to go on the jimmy fallon show. he said what do you want to do. i said let's do an eight mile lip-sync battle. he said yes and then all this happened. >> unbelievable. so are you saying right here that jimmy fallon copied you because he does it on your show. >> no, we did it together so he's producing the show with me. because we did it on his show we decided it was his idea to say do you want to make a tv show out of this and i thought, no one will watch that. i was wrong. >> i actually -- >> i was wrong. >> i can't look away. i think it's hilarious. >> you can't look away when i'm in a dress singing tina turner. >> funny you should mention that. roll it. >> no. >> oh. >> oh, yeah.
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should be able to put something like this in a vault. i should have done that. >> you have to do that when it's your show as executive producer and i do have to report that you didn't win. >> yeah, i definitely didn't win. i definitely made that dress myself. just -- no, i didn't. some fabulous people did. that's kind of embarrassing but i'm glad you're like, oh, i love this show. makes my nightmare every day. >> well, the show is fantastic. also not o oy "13 hours," "lip sync battle". "the hollers" coming out -- >> i directed it. >> you directedd it. how was that for you. >> phenomenal. it was a movie i was attached to as an actor and asked if i would direct it and i did and it was so much fun. we had the most amazing cast of people from anna kendrick, richard. it was just amazing. richard jenkins. >> couldn't happen to a nicer guy. >> thank you. that's so nice. i paid her to say that so it works. >> i mean it. john krasinski.
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>> i appreciate it. >> unfortunately they're giving me the whole wrap-a-roo. our ultimate tailgating challenge. we have to get to that.
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> hopefully it'll tastett2w`t2n`qd" bt@q= h tt2w`t2n`qd" "a@q-,, tt2w`t2n`qd" bm@q&' tt4w`t2n`qd"" dztq 6px tt4w`t2n`qd"" entq ft8 tt4w`t2n`qd"" gzt& _s@ tt4w`t2n`qd"" hnt& o], tt4w`t2n`qd"" iztq %4t tt4w`t2n`qd"" jntq 7d4 tt4w`t2n`qd"" lzt& /)h you know, amy set the bar very high and it's time for our ultimate tailgate challenge. i'm refereeing.
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the gourmet gridiron. rob, what do you have in store. >> i'm ready to go. >> take the pass. take the pass. nice. it's rob's sizzling sausage and peppers. >> all right. >> all right. there it is right there. voila. come on. now you know bratwurst and hot dogs kind of get all the glory but certainly this part of the world gets a little bit more spacey, gives it some flavor. can you have it with, you know, lemonade or coca-cola or -- it goes well with beer or your favorite gallon jug of chianti. that's also a nice -- >> why did you look at me. >> you know why i looked at you. >> you're really into tailgating. big football fan. >> i didn't go to a football strong college so i've had embrace -- giants are my team. you've got -- thank you for stirring that. >> your fantasy -- >> yeah, josh brown, the kicker for the giants. that's about all we have to be proud of. >> bengals. >> are you stalling because you
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>> keep stirring. carson palmer had a disappointing week last week but i think the cardinals will do well in the playoffs. basically you can grill these on a grill. you can do it on a hot plate. you can do it at home if you want. this is a mixture of hot and sweet sausage so it's kind of russian roulette, okay. >> what's in your -- >> a little bit of marinara. throw it right on there. >> yes. >> there you go. just a little bit and can throw it -- >> i like the peppers and onion onions. >> throw tomato in there. >> sizzling. >> okay. >> there you go. and -- >> so then -- >> better prepared than amy. >> rob's a little better prepared than amy. >> just a little bit. >> you guys leave amy alone. she did just fine. >> she's in the blue lagoon right now. >> all right. dig in, y, dig in. >> sausage, peppers, onions, you just throw them in. >> cook for about 15, 20 minute, onions, peppers, garlic. you can take a jar or make your own marinara.
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in there. >> really good. >> wow. >> sauce is excellent, rob. >> i would love to try. >> nothing delicate about your dish, rob. i'm not going to lie to you. >> it's not about being delicate. >> how do you do this? >> it's your lucky day. there you go. >> yeah. >> so how does it work? do we have -- >> you win. >> we'll be back and explain.
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what do you think, breakout star brandi glanville brie larson plays a young woman held captive for years with herr son. she tells him the truth about the imaginary world she created in that room. take a look. >> it wasn't a dog. he was trying to trick me. okay? there wasn't a dog.
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>> no, this is the story that you get. he put me in his garden shed here, room is the shed. >> and brie larson joins us now. such an incredibly intense performance and you really had a bond with that young actor jacob. >> yeah, he's the best. i love him. >> how did you do it? i read about the preparation for playing this woman who has been held captive for years, has the baby in captivity. and you really wanted to create that feeling inside yourself. >> yeah, well, it's -- at first it seemed like a story that was so far away from me that i had to work in many different directions in order to understand her, so i went on a very restrictive rigid diet and started working out a bunch to tear my body down, had to stay out of the sun for many months, i didn't leave the house for awhile just to kind of see what it felt like to have that sense of isolation and then the final
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who plays my son and i think once all of those pieces came together she made so much sense to me and the story kind of opened up and became a universal one, the story of our lives and story of growing up and falling in love, all of those wonderful things. >> and family dynamic takes hold after they escape. what i thought was so amazing about it is how real that relationships were. didn't sugar coat it at all. >> that was kind of our intention with all of this, it's a true testament to our author emma done shoe and our director lenny abramson, we wanted to come from an authentic place to tell it as beautifully as possible and love is a wonderful thing and is really painful and one of the great risk of it. >> you earned a fwloelden globe nomination. up for best drama. amy schumer co-star in "trainwreck," how will you celebrate. >> we're hoping to sit at the
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texting thread trying to rally together to get us all at the same table and perhaps a pina colada tap attached to the table. i think it would make for a really good tv special. >> it certainly will. we will be watching. we look forward to the tap.
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competition, i have to remain neutral but, oh, my god. you're in the lead. >> chianti. >> have a great day, everybody. good morning to you. it's 8:56 on tuesday, january 5th. i'm jay siltzer. today buncombe county commissioners will meet to discuss how to zone pieces of property that have not been zoned. there are no rules governing
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the land. an industrial plant could be built on a donut hole in a residential neighborhood. the county says there are more than 100 of these types of parcels right now. >> henderson county commissioners approve an incentive package that could bring hundreds of companies to the area. under the incentive plan the companies would invest $200 million and create more than 300 jobs. the county expects a decision by the companies in the next 30 days. >> the wnc nature center will get a makeover in the upcoming year. the center shattered attendance records in 2015. equipment will move in as the center reconstructs the entryway to the park. the work will not affect visitation. >> almost 9:00. here's ingrid with a last look at the skywatch forecast. >> 21 in south asheville at
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14 in burnsville, 24 into greenville. the wind has lightened up in the last couple of houurs thankfully, still making it colder. right now it feels like 16 in asheville and 20 into greenville. this afternoon warming up but not a ton. staying anywhere from the upper 30s to low 40s with sunshine. tonight will be very cold, below 20 for many in western north carolina. sunshine and 40s in greenville and tonight clear and back down below freezing. things start to improve temperaturewise wednesday
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workweek. >> announcer: today on rachael ray... >> rachael! >> announcer: three marvelous meals are that one baking sheet away if you have the luck of the irish. >> gorgeous. >> announcer: gorgeous. >> announcer: three ideas for beefing up the bookcase. >> rachael: love that. >> announcer: go cue cue for coconut oil. >> rachael: done, beautiful, isn't it? >> announcer: now, are you ready for rachael? [cheers and applause] >> rachael: all right. so today's show is a bit of a numbers game, our show is 60 minutes long. a little later i will show you a five-ingredient meal, but up first, we'll kick it off with what we call a one and done supper three ways. there is zero clean up, you can make it one pot or one pan and three brilliant ideas for that will come to you, not from me,
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